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Event: Brazilian Air
On March 27, at 7:30 a.m.
The UGT (General Union of Workers) and CCOO (The Workers' Commissions) unions are going to hold a
An Iranian-owned cargo ship was hijacked in the Maldives’ waters on March 26 by Somali pirates.
A magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck central Chile yesterday March 25, at 7:30 p.m.
On March 26 in New Delhi, India, Tibetan exiles protested the presence of Chinese President Hu Ji
FreightWatch has recorded 34 metal thefts year-to-date in 2012, averaging 12 per month. In 2011
In the Philippines on March 15, a nationwide strike by transportation workers will take place to
A shootout has been reported today, March 1, in Nuevo Laredo streets.
The state of New South Wales in Australia has suffered severe flooding in over 75% of the state w
On Tuesday February 28, major trade and bank unions are holding a one day nationwide protest agai
Today, February 22, a commuter train crashed into the end platform of a busy station in the city
In an effort to reduce the amount of pollution in Beijing, the city’s traffic authority will begi
The Freeze of Danube River, a key waterway in central Europe has caused the interruption of trad
A cargo vessel’s captain and an engineer were killed during an attack by Pirates off the coast of
Shut Down the Corporations, which stemmed from the Occupy movement, is planning several non-viole
On Wednesday, February 15 in India’s northern-most state of Jammu and Kashmir, the Srinagar-Jammu
Approximately $1.4 million in cargo was stolen from Miami International
On Tuesday January 31, hundreds of police officers in the city of Salvador, Bahia state, began a
February 6, the Central Philippines provinces of Negros and Cebu suffered a 6.8 magnitude earthqu
Air transportation services are expected to be severely disrupted in France early next week when
Yet another "smash and grab" style warehouse burglary in the Miami-Dade area, this time in Doral,
Today, February 1, 2012, four cargo thieves broke into a warehouse of a well-known company based
A trailer loaded with Desktop Computers was broken into early in the morning on 1/31/2012 while a
Port Kembla Coal Terminal workers will be on strike from February 1-8.
India’s national trucking permit fee, which allows truckers seamless access to all states, is lik
Private and public workers go on national strike.
A truck carrying an important load of mobile phones worth approximately $3M was hijacked by an ar
President Barack Obama has adopted a new strategy declaring for the first time that the United St
A radar installation was damaged by an explosion caused by left-wing rebels of the Revolutio
A full truckload of steel coils was hijacked at gun point at the first exit across the Tennessee
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) in Mumbai is constructing a rapid exit taxiway (R
On January 4th, four Chinese cargo ships and a Burmese patrol boat were attacked on the Mekong Ri
The work stoppage came after the government’s decision on January 1st, of removing the subsidy on
A maritime security alert was issued for the Arabian Sea after Italian flagged chemical tanker E
Business activities in northern Colombia have been affected by one of the biggest armed strike im
On or about December 22, 2011, organized crime members broke into five (5) transportation yards i
The accident occurred on Sunday, December 18, at 4:00 pm., twelve Ferromex containers loaded with
The National Railway Company of Belgium (SNCB) will go on strike on December 21.
The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is planning marches and protests in the major cities of Dh
Over the past weeks, there has been an increase in cargo theft activity in the state of Coahuila.
Theft of scrap metal from train containers has become a serious problem in Mexico.
Torrential rains continue in Colombia slowing down the transportation of goods between main citie
Protesters associated with the Occupy movement are planning a joint proposed "West Coast Port Sh
Transport disruptions in the rail sector are expected in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur region in
Miami man who staged the biggest cargo heist in Hillsborough County history has been sentenced to
Cargo theft arrests reported in recent weeks in Brazil indicate that cargo theft gangs are increa
India’s Port of Mumbai is going to increase operating costs beginning December 21 this year.
Beijing’s busiest cargo and passenger airport, Capital International Airport, was closed on Monda
Violent protests in Peru’s Cajamarca region against the $4.8 billion Conga Mining Project have b
On December 1, 2011 a national labor stoppage in Greece is expected to be performed by public and